The ethnic alliance’s technical team will meet with the government’s peace negotiation team on the Thai-Burma border to set an agenda for future political talks.
The wife of a former military officer, who is on death row for leaking state secrets, demands his release as he is a political prisoner.
Burma’s Parliament has no plans to amend a law on prostitution written more than six decades ago and still used to prosecute sex workers today.
Monks in Thailand from Burma and neighboring countries call for peace and increased security at India’s Mahabodhi Temple following bomb blasts at the Buddhist site.
At the Youth for Christ Centre, a collection of tin-roofed shacks on a Kachin State riverbank, some 600 young men are undergoing primitive drug rehabilitation.
Burma tells the international community that $66 million in aid is helping communities in Arakan, but says restrictions imposed on Rohingyas are necessary for security.
Burma is expected to enact a law within days that gives more autonomy to the central bank, which is currently part of the Finance Ministry.
A column of steel reinforcing bars collapses at an under-construction overpass in Rangoon, where one of several infrastructure projects in the commercial capital is ongoing.
Armed police have been stationed at Rangoon’s Shwedagon Pagoda, Mandalay’s Maha Myat Muni Pagoda and at the historical temple complex of Bagan in central Burma.
The United Nations welcomes Burma’s decision to free dozens of child soldiers and calls for remaining children to be released from the country’s armed forces.
Two photographers embark on a Myanmar book project documenting the crumbling British colonial-era architecture for which Yangon is rightfully renowned.
Some facilities of Mae Tao Clinic, a charity for Burmese refugees in Thailand, could be affected by a disputed land sale, the clinic’s founder said.
The former Burmese drug kingpin Lo Hsing Han, who parlayed his influence and earnings from the illicit trade into a business empire, died on Saturday.
Confrontation and distrust grows over Burma’s proposed press laws after the lower house of Parliament passes a controversial publishing bill.
Activists say the committee has failed to reduce the copper mine’s negative social impact, while three men opposed to the mine see extended prison sentences.
Buddhist monks join students from Burma and other neighboring countries in condemning recent bomb blasts at three Buddhist holy sites in eastern India.
An event in Rangoon provides an overview of the diversity of Burma’s natural world and cultural traditions, and warns that the country’s treasures are ‘vanishing’.
Lo Hsing Han, who was slapped with US sanctions for allegedly propping up Burma’s former military junta through illegal business dealings, died over the weekend.
A series of blasts hit three Buddhist sites in eastern India early Sunday, injuring a Burmese pilgrim and drawing condemnation from the prime minister.
The Associated Press pieces together the story of the March 21 massacre of 36 Muslims, most of them teenagers, by a Buddhist mob in Meikhtila.